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'The Gentle Insult' is the new album by composer, producer and keyboardist Edgar van Asselt. Brace yourself for a colourful, high-energy album, with nine new compositions blending jazz, classical, latin, and popmusic, topped off with VST's.

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and enjoy this in-depth interview on the making of the album! Learn about creating musical confusion, the value of musical collaboration, rogue semantics, meeting Chick Corea, using VST's, the sound of Bill at the Gates and the influence of the A-team in this in-depth interview with Edgar van Asselt by Serge Julien.

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the musicians

'The Gentle Insult' resulted from the musical collaboration between composer and pianist Edgar van Asselt with two acclaimed musicians Jeroen Vierdag and Jorge Rossy.

Edgar's compositions served as a blueprint for this musical interaction with a lot of musical interplay and spontaneous interactions happening.
Within two days, 9 original songs were recorded, in a wide variety of styles and colours.
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New album release: ‘The Gentle Insult’

by Edgar van Asselt
'The Gentle Insult' , is the thought provoking title of the new album from composer, producer and keyboard player Edgar van Asselt. This colorful, high-energy record contains nine brand new compositions fusing jazz, latin, pop and classical music into a warm sounding album. Joined by acclaimed musicians Jeroen Vierdag on bass and Jorge Rossy on drums and vibes, Van Asselt produced an album influenced by absurdism, surrealism and the use of ‘rogue semantics’.